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KAEC President shares co-op story on national TV


Chris Perry joins co-op leaders live from Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn., FEBRUARY 27, 2018 — In a series of interviews aired live on RFD-TV’s Market Day Report, KAEC President and CEO Chris Perry and co-op leaders from several other states explained the significance of electric cooperatives and major issues facing co-ops and rural America.  

Cold Weather is Producing Higher Electric Bills, PSC Says

Photo: Joe Imel

Customers advised to look into payment plans or heating assistance

FRANKFORT (Feb. 6, 2018) – Prolonged and severe cold in December and January has led to sharply higher electric bills for customers across Kentucky, the Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) says.

South Kentucky RECC Board Names CEO

The Board of Directors of South Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation has named Dennis Holt as South Kentucky RECC’s next Chief Executive Officer.

2018 WIRE Scholarships Available for KY College Students

The Kentucky Chapter of Women in Rural Electrification (WIRE) is offering three $1,000 scholarships to Kentucky college students.

The scholarships are open to any applicant who meets the following criteria:

Kentucky’s Electric Cooperatives Tracking Winter Weather

Co-ops stress safety as crews prepare to respond to outages

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (JANUARY 12, 2018) — Crews from Kentucky’s electric cooperatives are preparing for the potential impact of winter weather moving through the commonwealth on Friday and Saturday.

Kimbell's term as KAEC board chair ends


Saluted as a “true cooperative leader,” KAEC Board Chairman David Kimbell ended his two year term at the helm of the Kentucky statewide board at the board’s December meeting in Louisville.

KAEC President and CEO Chris Perry presented Kimbell, a board member at Gibson Electric, with an electric lineman statue symbolic of Kimbell’s commitment to the state’s electric cooperative program.

Clean Power Plan Replacement Should Focus on Reliability, Affordability and Clean Air Act Precedent

ARLINGTON, Va. – National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) CEO Jim Matheson today released the following statement on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) advance notice of proposed rulemaking to replace the Clean Power Plan:


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